NHS IT Leadership Survey 2020

Dec 2020

This, the fifth annual edition of the Digital Health Intelligence NHS IT Leadership Survey, covers a period in which the worldwide pandemic has changed lives and presented extreme challenges for the health and care sector. That includes for the senior health and care IT figures who make up our Health CIO and CCIO Networks and whose insights and experiences are revealed by the survey. As well as new questions exploring the impact of coronavirus, we explore trends over time in areas such as key IT priorities. The report is based entirely on primary research and it makes for invaluable reading for anyone wanting to understand healthcare digitisation in this strangest of years.

Key findings include:

- Strong sense that the Covid-19 crisis has changed views about digital at all levels of healthcare organisations
- Hope that the Covid-19 crisis may lead to an increase in IT budgets in coming months
- Clinical engagement now main digital priority for healthcare digital and IT leaders
- Implementation of electronic patient record remains biggest project on which leaders are currently working or expect to work on imminently

The report is available to Gold and Platinum Digital Health Intelligence subscribers.